Why Are Food Prices Not Coming Down Too?

Gary Cooper Alabama, Florida, General, Georgia, Specialty Crops, Sugar, Vegetables

One example among many could be orange juice. While cash prices to growers for oranges are way down from a year ago, consumer prices at the supermarket remain higher than market forces seem to justify. A number of people in farm country are asking this question, and this report from USDA tries to provide at least some general answers to the question overall.